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San Vicente Creek Tunnel

Photo 

Photo taken by Jef Poskanzer

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Map 

Description 

The "Davenport Tunnels" were blasted for the creeks to pass through to the ocean without recreating the coastal marshland which the Ocean Shore Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad had filled in.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel for San Vicente Creek under CA 1 & Union Pacific Railroad (Nee Southern Pacific) and Ocean Shore Railroad
Location
Davenport, Santa Cruz County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Interurban
- Ocean Shore Railroad (OSR)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.01006, -122.19315   (decimal degrees)
37°00'36" N, 122°11'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/571781/4096292 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport
Inventory number
BH 60671 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke